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of domestic violence. but supervisors christina olagi, john avalos and jane kim said while what murkarimi did was wrong, the charter is too narrow to support removing him from office. >> while the emotion satisfaction and political expedience of removing an official for a crime that most of us find unacceptable is very tempting to me, that is precisely the danger of removing an elected official for official misconduct for actions before that person are officially in office. it is a dangerous precedent to set. >> reporter: ross murkarimi supporters turned out by the hundreds for this hearing. the suspended sheriff and his wife sat attentively for hours tonight. murkarimi's wife eliana lopez cried as she listened to members of the board announce that they would vote no when she realized murkarimi can keep his job. mayor ed lee needed nine votes to remove the sheriff from office, and tonight it became clear before a final vote count even took place he did not visit. by a vote of 7-4, the board of supervisors does not sustain official misconduct charges, and sheriff ross murkarimi can be reinstat
but could be facing a new recall threat. one supervisor who voted to reinstate the embattled sheriff, jane kim, told the "chronicle" she would support a recall effort against mirkarimi. she say she voted out of concern it would set a precedent about what constitutes official misconduct. meantime san francisco's d.a. is asking mirkarimi to recuse himself from certain cases. >> we're questioning his ability to deal with domestic violence matters during the period of time where he is on probation for committing the same type of crime. >> seven members of the 11 board members voted to remove mirkarimi. but he needed nine votes. mirkarimi pleaded guilty in march to misdemeanor false imprisonment stemming from an argument before he took office that left his wife's arm bruised. >>> about 20 protestors are in hot water after clashing with police in san francisco. the protests began yesterday afternoon as a group called "homes not jails" marched down 18th street and broke in a vacant building on castro street. police eventually stormed the building and arrested the people inside. the protests he co
lingering criticism of the votes. jane kim, she and her vote are at the sentern of that criticism, since she was appointed by ed lee, who publicly fought against his reinstatement. now, a recall effort, we've seen it before. it's always a lengthy and difficult taskth the paper says to recall a position like the sheriff, it means getting nearly 50,000 signatures to get it on the bal automatic. in our next hour of "mornings on 2," we'll tell you about what else has to happen for a recall to take place. i'm pam cook, let's go back to tori and mike. >>> we have new details in the case of giselle esteban, the woman accused of killing michelle le. yesterday, jurors -- jurors heard the recording when police first interviewed esteban shortly after leappeared. she can be heard in it laughing and crying. the trial is set to resume later this morning. >>> a body has been found in a field in denver. but they are not saying if it is connected for the search for missing 0-year-old jessica ridgeway -- jessica ridgeway. investigators believe she was kidnapped by a stranger. not by someone the family may hav
:11. san francisco's embattled sheriff is back at work but his job is still far from secure. jane kim a member of the board of supervisors voted to reinstate ross mirkarimi. she told the "chronicle" newspaper she would support a recall effort against him. kim says she voted out of concern it would set a precedent about what constitutes official misconduct. 7 of the 11 supervisors voted to remove mirkarimi. nine votes were needed to remove him. mirkarimi pleaded guilty in march to misdemeanor false imprisonment stemming from an argument before he took office that left of his wife's arm bruised. >>> time now 5:11. not a suitable babysitter. what a new report says about toddlers and tv. >> will life find a way? scientists weigh in on the possibility of real life jurassic park, coming your way. >> the surprise visiters that sent a washington school into lockdown. ,,,, at the guaranteed's lowest price.attresses plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ time.. >>> here we go
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